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Kevin believes jazz is a calling

Zamindlela Zama 01 December 2017 When Kevin Davidson first heard John Coltrane’s Lush Life, something happened to him.  He was impressed with the spirituality and originality in Coltrane’s music.  Years later, he witnessed a live performance by Winston Mankunku Ngozi....

Molelekwa follows on his father’s musical steps

Zamindlela Zama 17 November 2017 Zoe Molelekwa was only 6 years old when his pianist father Moses Molelekwa and mother Florence Mtoba died on 13 February 2001.  The incident shocked many people not only in jazz fraternity but the entire arts and entertainment...

South Africa is home to Salim Washington

Zamindlela Zama 10 November 2017 “This feels like home.  This is home.  I am home”.  This is how jazz saxophonist – composer – scholar – activist Salim Washington describes his stay in South Africa.  His very first visit to the country was in 2009...

29th Jazz Jol held at UKZN on a rainy night

By Zamindlela Zama 3 November 2017 Not even last Friday’s rain could stop jazz enthusiasts from attending the 29th Annual Jazz Jol hosted at University of KwaZulu – Natal’s (UKZN) Centre for Jazz and Popular Music. This year’s event was sponsored by Concerts SA,...